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Reynolds rejects call for vaccinated to wear masks

Governor Kim Reynolds on Tuesday (7/27) rejected new federal government recommendations about wearing masks to help slow the rapid spread of a coronavirus variant in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Weather Service adding severe thunderstorms to cellphone alerts

BY MATT KELLEY RADIO IOWA - With last year’s derecho, Iowans learned the hard way that highly destructive weather events can be something other than tornadoes or floods. Technically, the derecho was a severe thunderstorm, the…
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Southern Iowa Fair Queen likes her job

An Oskaloosa High School graduate is this year’s Southern Iowa Fair Queen.  Trisha Van Donselaar was crowned Fair Queen Monday night (7/19).  She says she’s enjoying her duties. "It's so fun; I've been really enjoying…
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Thursday Southern Iowa Fair highlights

Here’s what’s happening Thursday (7/22) at the Southern Iowa Fair in Oskaloosa.  There will be a children’s cookie decorating contest at 10am on the free stage.  Farm Bureau is sponsoring a barbeque at the free…
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Iowa is soon to be under a La Nina Watch

BY RADIO IOWA CONTRIBUTOR The Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service is issuing a La Nina Watch for later this year. Cooler than normal Pacific Ocean surface temperatures lead to the formation of a…
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Pella Windows shifting jobs from Illinois to Shenandoah

The Pella Windows & Doors company plans to shift more window production to its southwest Iowa factory and hire 120 additional workers in Shenandoah. Company officials say they plan to move production of its wooden…
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Ottumwa apartment fire

Ottumwa firefighters say an overloaded electrical circuit in the attic of an apartment building caused a two alarm fire Wednesday night (7/16).  Firefighters were called to a report of smoke coming from the attic of…
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Lawyer: Ankeny man went to Chicago to propose, not to launch an attack

A lawyer for an Iowa man arrested in Chicago for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room said Wednesday (7/14) his client was in the city to propose to his girlfriend, not to launch a mass…
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Osky advances to State Softball

Oskaloosa is going to the State Softball Tournament.  The Indians defeated Benton 4-3 Tuesday night (7/13) at Jay Harms Field on a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh by Faith DeRonde.  She…
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Oskaloosa School Board meets

The Oskaloosa School Board will hold a work session Tuesday afternoon (7/13) at 5 to review board priorities and end of year reports.  Then at 6, the Board will hold its regular July meeting.  Among…
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